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Forum: Framing 10-15-2018, 10:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,290
Posted By Ninjaframer
A table I made long ago. Cl is cut length- as in...

A table I made long ago. Cl is cut length- as in length of diagonal cut across sheet for a given pitch.
Forum: Framing 10-15-2018, 10:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,290
Posted By Ninjaframer
Cl is cut length- as in length of diagonal cut...

Cl is cut length- as in length of diagonal cut for a given pitch. I just measure top or bottom length, use knife to make a notch and then measure the diagonal length for the given pitch- perfect...
Forum: Framing 10-15-2018, 10:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,290
Posted By Ninjaframer
Here's some tables I made a long time ago.

Here's some tables I made a long time ago.
Forum: Framing 08-01-2017, 07:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,489
Posted By Ninjaframer
There completely non structural and I beefed up...

There completely non structural and I beefed up the truss for the weight.
I looked into arched glu lamb but it was 6 weeks leed time and the Parade of homes is 26 days away. eek!

I got a band...
Forum: Framing 07-27-2017, 10:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,268
Posted By Ninjaframer
Whats up :) Man things are going good. Things...

Whats up :)
Man things are going good. Things have taken off like a rocket. 11 homes in production right now, 4 more in the works, cant find any decent help other than crack heads that rob my...
Forum: Framing 07-27-2017, 09:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,268
Posted By Ninjaframer
I made a spreader bar for setting multiple...

I made a spreader bar for setting multiple trusses out of a 10' piece of 4" steel tube. I welded about 2' of chain every 24" Then i welded chain hooks to the bar at the same locations and it works...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 02-17-2016, 08:28 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,211
Posted By Ninjaframer
I just started paying everything with a credit...

I just started paying everything with a credit card this year on the advise of another contractor buddy. Its kind of a pain to have to run around with the card instead of writing checks but im...
Forum: Framing 02-12-2016, 10:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,584
Posted By Ninjaframer
Mission accomplished

Mission accomplished
Forum: Framing 02-12-2016, 09:30 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,584
Posted By Ninjaframer
Crane comes today- hope it all fits ;)

Crane comes today- hope it all fits ;)
Forum: Framing 01-30-2016, 12:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,840
Posted By Ninjaframer
I'll have to give one away but I'll frame the...

I'll have to give one away but I'll frame the rest. That one is 20 miles away and it's always cold and windy there. The rest are within 3 miles of each other.
How's moma? Pregnancy going good?
Forum: Framing 01-29-2016, 11:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,840
Posted By Ninjaframer
I tried to give it away but everyone is slammed....

I tried to give it away but everyone is slammed. I asked both of the big framing company's I know and they both said they were booked for 6 months. So ya- I'm framing it. I got a little boost and had...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 01-29-2016, 08:02 PM
Replies: 763
Views: 153,922
Posted By Ninjaframer
Jobsite "one-liners"

My laborer smashed his finger the other day- I told him when he got home he should "soak it in cider". He said no way that would hurt! All day my whole crew told him that really- soaking it in cider...
Forum: Framing 01-29-2016, 07:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,840
Posted By Ninjaframer
Way busy- I've turned in 4 new house permits this...

Way busy- I've turned in 4 new house permits this month. I turned a house down because it was at the opposite end of the county from all this other work.
If it keeps up I'll have to start subbing...
Forum: Framing 01-29-2016, 07:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,840
Posted By Ninjaframer
Ninjas 2016 parade houses

I thought I'd post what we're doing- I'd like to get back here more- I miss it.
This is one of the 2 homes were entering in this years parade of homes show.
Nearly 10,000 sq ft with 2 fire poles,...
Forum: Framing 01-29-2016, 07:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,840
Posted By Ninjaframer
Forum: Framing 12-06-2015, 06:34 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,759
Posted By Ninjaframer
Perfect- thanks for dumbing it down for me ;) it...

Perfect- thanks for dumbing it down for me ;) it didn't occur to me to split the triangle and create 2 with right angles- duh.
Forum: Framing 12-06-2015, 02:23 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,759
Posted By Ninjaframer
Need Math Help From The Gurus ;)

So I'm building a 10,000 sq ft monster with a spiral staircase in a 3 story cylindrical turret with pinnacle roof (witches tit is what I've always called it but anyway...)
Here's my math question:...
Forum: Business 07-31-2015, 09:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,003
Posted By Ninjaframer
It just seems to me that the client is completely...

It just seems to me that the client is completely at the mercy of the contractor. The client contracts for x amount and the contractor designs and builds them what he feels like.
Obviously the...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 06-02-2015, 09:50 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,627
Posted By Ninjaframer
Are Cruises Boring?

My wife and I leave on the 12th for an 11 day Norwegian cruise/tour of Rome. Well tour Rome, colosseum,Vatican, Sistine chapel, etc for 4 days then sail around the Mediterranean going to Barcelona,...
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 05-27-2015, 11:33 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,200
Posted By Ninjaframer
Worked fantastic- thanks! 186913

Worked fantastic- thanks!
186913
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 05-24-2015, 09:52 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,200
Posted By Ninjaframer
Help With Polyurethane

Limited edition (500 made) model 70 in 257 Roberts- controlled round feed. Glass bedded, trigger job and custom load developed by Professional Ballistics inc. topped with Swarovski 3-9
My baby...
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 05-24-2015, 08:53 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,200
Posted By Ninjaframer
Ya it's not a trophy- it's a 70's Winchester...

Ya it's not a trophy- it's a 70's Winchester model 70 (push feed) that I picked up from a kid for $400. It was dinged up pretty good so I thought I'd re-finish it. If it's not perfect I won't cry.
...
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 05-24-2015, 07:51 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,200
Posted By Ninjaframer
My wife complains about not having a sissy bar...

My wife complains about not having a sissy bar the 2 times a year I talk her into going with me for a ride lol
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 05-24-2015, 06:29 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,276
Posted By Ninjaframer
I really liked it- it has no plot whatsoever....

I really liked it- it has no plot whatsoever. Just non stop action with characters with minimal backstory :) the car chase scene was cool ;)
Forum: Business 01-19-2015, 04:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,328
Posted By Ninjaframer
I show 80% of my GC fee on a profit and overhead...

I show 80% of my GC fee on a profit and overhead line. The rest I bury on non-selectable line items. That way it looks like I'm cheap and my subs are expensive. :)
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